Feb. 3, 2017 – Rebuilding Together partnered with affiliate, Rebuilding Together Houston, to host its 22nd annual community revitalization project, Kickoff to Rebuild, an NFL-sanctioned event, during Super Bowl LI weekend. ...
Sept. 20, 2016 – It’s Goal To Go, and we’re rallying to a strong finish! At our Tailgate Party on September 29 at the University of Houston vs UCONN game, we’ll celebrate our Super Impact 17 success so far. ...
May 21 & 22, 2016 – Ms. Williams, an 81-year-old resident of the Sunnyside community for more than 48 years, had one of her dreams come true — her home was repaired! In one weekend, volunteers from Gexa Energy, ...
May 11, 2016 – Athletes racing IRONMAN Texas and other volunteers helped rebuild flood-damaged homes with nonprofit partners Race2Rebuild and Rebuilding Together Houston. Support was also provided by Bank of America and the IRONMAN Foundation.
April + May 2016 – This spring, nearly 100 crews, comprised of 20-30 volunteers each, performed exterior home repairs -- scraping, caulking, painting, replacing damaged siding, windows or doors, and constructing wheelchair ramps – all at no cost to the homeowners.
March 5, 2016 – Nearly 140 volunteers -- military veterans, college students, corporate volunteers from AIG and Boy Scouts -- joined the 2016 NCAA Men’s Final Four Local Organizing Committee for a Day of Service. The day was designed to create a legacy that extended well beyond the championship weekend.
March 2, 2016 – The junior class from Houston Christian High School painted five homes in the historic neighborhood of Independence Heights. Students, faculty, and family members from the school used the one-day project to make a meaningful difference in their community.
Feb. 17, 2016 – Avenue Community Development Corporation (Avenue CDC) and Rebuilding Together Houston joined forces to repair 15 homes on Houston’s Northside, with the help of nearly 500 volunteers. The two organizations partnered to revitalize homes, all while improving the quality of life for community members.
January 29, 2016 – In 2015, thousands of residents throughout Houston were impacted by flooding. Mr. Boyd, a Vietnam Veteran living in northeast Houston, was one of those residents. High water damaged the exterior and interior his home, with the most damage in his 6-year old granddaughter’s room.
November 20-22th, 2015 – Rebuilding Together Houston is thankful for the longtime friendship of Mr. David McCalvin. He has been an active part of the Rebuilding Together Houston team for more than 30 years: developing new programs, assessing the construction needs at the home sites, and physically helping to repair them.
Oct. 17-18th & 24th, 2015 – Sitting on his porch under a rotted piece of plywood roofing, a grinning Mr. Carter slowly and quietly states that getting his home repaired “would be a blessing.” Together for 34 years, Mr. and Mrs. Carter have lived in their home for 14 years after it was deeded to them through a local church’s assistance.
Sept. 18-19, 2015 – To her CenterPoint Energy volunteer crew, she warned: "I won’t let you leave without giving you a hug!" Clara Bower is a lovely, warm-hearted person who is quiet at first, but is full of smiles and conversation after she starts talking about her home and family.